When it comes to Bluetooth headphones, there’s some serious competition out there, with models arriving from big names with big sound, but this week we’re seeing a new entrant make its mark with cans offering auto-adjusting noise cancellation.

That new entrant is Definitive Technology, a company that has been around since 1990, but is now getting itself to Australia with a pair of large Bluetooth headphones packing active noise-cancellation technology via four microphones, and then throwing in two more for voice communication.

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They’re called the “Symphony 1”, and the headphones arrive with a rechargeable battery delivering up to 10 hours of playback through large cushioning ear pads that from what we can tell will deliver a circumaural or “around the ear” experience.

Definitive’s take on noise cancellation could be adjusting, with an auto-adjusting noise cancellation level that should change based on where you are, though we’re told the headphones can work without noise cancellation switched on, with passive audio too.

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Pricing for this pair isn’t cheap, and the headphones start at $699 at select stockists across Australia, putting these in the high-end part of the Bluetooth headphone spectrum.

We’re keen to take a look at them soon, though, so we should have a definitive answer on whether Definitive’s headphones are indeed definitive, or even just worth the money.

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